President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday issued decrees No. 322 and No. 323, stipulating the appointment of Dr. Faisal Mikdad as Foreign and Expatriates Minister and Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari as Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister.
Assad also issued decree No. 324 stipulating the transferring of Ambassador Bassam al-Sabbagh from the Syrian Embassy in Vienna to the Permanent Delegation in New York and accrediting him as Syria’s Permanent Representative at the UN in New York.
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